Journal article

Simulation-Based Research: A Scoping Review

Sidharth Vemuri, Jenny Hynson, Lynn Gillam, Katrina Williams

Qualitative Health Research | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2020


There is an increasing interest in using simulation in qualitative research outside evaluation of educational-based activities. To examine how data from simulation has been generated and used in qualitative research, we conducted a scoping review of research topics and data collection and analysis processes reported in qualitative research using simulation in the research method. Of the 665 articles that involved qualitative inquiry, 46 involved simulation in research independent from simulation-based education. Phenomena explored included communication and clinical decision-making during routine care and at highly sensitive times, such as the end of life, as well as the experiences when pro..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: S.V. was supported by the Australian Government Research Training program scholarship, provided by the Australian Commonwealth Government and The University of Melbourne.